Martha Catherine Kearney is a British journalist and broadcaster. She was the main presenter of BBC Radio 4's lunchtime news programme The World at One for 11 years, and in April 2018 became a presenter of the early morning Today programme.
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The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wa...
@omrgriffiths @BBCPM @RobGMacfarlane Great idea. Loved that book. – source
Martha KearneyJan 07, 2020
First published in 1959, Iona and Peter Opie's The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren is a pathbreaking work of scholarship that is also a splendid and enduring work of literature. Going outside the nursery, with its assortment of parent-approved entertainments, to observe and investigate the day-to-day creative intelligence and activities of chil...
@TheJanePorter @ExploreWellcome I love that book too – source
Martha KearneyJan 05, 2020